A new urgent theme: climate change
In 2017 WDCD focusses on the theme of climate change, both in the WDCD Challenge and the live event taking place this May in Amsterdam. Climate change is the most urgent existential issue that we are currently facing. It also is a catalyst for instability: the process intensifies conflict, creates food insecurity, and destroys homes.
At WDCD Live Amsterdam 2017 leading experts and visionaries will be invited to share insights related to this topic, and to work with the audience to find answers to the most pressing questions. The sub-themes below will serve as further anchors for our activities throughout the two days of the event.